How to Manage Chronic Disease During a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

Houston, like many cities on the Gulf Coast, is prone to flooding and vulnerable to tropical weather such as hurricanes.  It’s easy to remember the impact of storms like Hurricane Ike in 2008 and Tropical Storm Allison in 2001. Storms such as these are capable of destroying homes, leaving people stranded, and forcing evacuation. Here [Continue Reading]

Demonstration Shows High Schoolers the Dangers of Distracted Driving

An estimated 32% of fatal car crashes involve an intoxicated driver or pedestrian, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc, but sometimes numbers and statistics don’t accurately convey the harsh reality.  One must witness the events first hand to truly understand the grave outcomes of drinking and driving.  That’s the goal [Continue Reading]

Conjoined Twins Share Their Story – 18 Years Later

Miracles are performed every day at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.  However, rarely is there a miracle as unique as the story of twin sisters Emily and Caitlin Copeland, and today they are sharing that story for the first time in 18 years. Caitlin and Emily may seem like your average identical twin sisters.  Besides their [Continue Reading]